Mark Millar’s Marvel ‘1985’ Review

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This work by all-star comics writer Mark Millar might have seemed more groundbreaking if “Lost” co-showrunner Damon Lindelof hadn’t pointed out in his introduction that the plot’s central twist was a rip-off of the twist at the heart of writer Jerome Bixby ‘s “Twilight Zone” episode, “It’s A Good Life.” Ideas are often about execution […]

Amazing Spider-Man by David Michelinie & Todd McFarlane Omnibus Review

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This handy omnibus collected the entirety of Todd McFarlane and David Michelinie’s run on “Amazing Spider-Man,” namely issues #296-329. That included several Erik Larsen fill-in issues near the end, as Mr. McFarlane juggled a bi-weekly schedule and also prepared to move to his successor “Spider-Man” series. ‘Bonus’ items included a backup feature that Mr. McFarlane […]